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GS14 1163 Theoretical Neuroscience: Learning, Perception and Cognition

Shouval, Harel, Coordinator. Three semester hours. Spring annually. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

This course will cover two broad topics. I. The synaptic basis of learning and memory. This portion of the class will span from plasticity models to biophysical models of synaptic plasticity. II. Theoretical systems neuroscience. This portion will include population coding, perception, Bayesian inference and probabilistic models. This course will be taught on the Rice University schedule.